1) There is high demand for a ferry service to OHSU from the St John’s and surrounding neighborhoods. 78% would be Extremely or Somewhat Interested in taking a ferry to OHSU.
2) A ferry service can help reduce the number of people commuting to OHSU in cars. 60% of respondents are currently driving by themselves to OHSU.
3) A ferry service could help greatly reduce commuting expenses. Fuel costs (#1) and parking (#2) are the top two commuting expenses.
4) People are willing to take the ferry rain or shine. Over 80% of respondents are likely to take the ferry in good or bad weather.
Fall 2018 Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall, Inc. Presentation for the Oregon Transportation Forum
2017 Portland Survey for Water Taxi Service in Portland (Credit: Rhonda Spencer)
Metro Regional Transportation Options Survey
Portland 2035 Transportation System Plan
Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Project
2012 Willamette River Recreation Strategy
Willamette River Background Documents
2006 Willamette River Ferry Feasibility Study
Vancouver CRC Planning